Jan 19, 2017 Self-driving Just Eat delivery robot spotted in Bermondsey Street The quirky-looking bot was seen by passersby in Willow Walk as a team from Starship Technologies tested out their six-wheel pavement droid. Read ›
Jan 18, 2017 The robots are coming – to deliver your dinner While it may be a few years before we see taxi rides in autonomous vehicles and Amazon buys dropped by drones, your dinner will delivered by robots in a matter of weeks. Read ›
Jan 18, 2017 These six-wheeled robots are about to start delivering food in the US A small number of Americans will soon be able to have food and other goods delivered to them by an adorable semi-autonomous robot. Starship Technologies announced the first two commercial partnerships for its ground-based delivery robots in the US today — one with DoorDash in Redwood City, California, and one with Postmates in Washington, DC. The commercial trials will see these services start making deliveries in the coming weeks using Starship’s six-wheeled robots within a four-mile-wide test area in each city. Read ›
Jan 18, 2017 Robot deliveries are about to hit U.S. streets In early February, delivery startup Postmates will begin testing ground robots in D.C., and DoorDash will follow suit in Redwood City. Read ›
Jan 15, 2017 Robots Deliver a Taste of Future In northern Germany’s Hamburg, people are getting a taste of the future with delivery robots roaming the streets in the country’s first pilot project to deliver parcels. Read ›
Jan 14, 2017 Virginia lawmakers considering bill to allow delivery robots on sidewalks It looks like a mini-Mars rover, and someday it could be rolling down the sidewalk next to you as you walk to lunch or take your nightly jog. Read ›
Jan 12, 2017 Starship Technologies Raises $17.2M for Delivery Robots Starship Technologies, which has been testing robotic delivery of packages in nearly 60 cities worldwide, got an endorsement today from Daimler AG. The German automaker led a €16.5 million ($17.2 million) seed funding round. Read ›
Jan 12, 2017 Daimler Invests In ‘Last Mile’ Robotic Delivery Startup

Starship Technologies makes drones that travel short distances on sidewalks or roads.

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Jan 12, 2017 Daimler leads $17.2M round in rolling delivery drone startup Starship Technologies Daimler has led a new $17.2 million funding round in Starship Technologies, a startup created by Skype founders Ahti Heinla and Janus Friis, the WSJ reports. The round will help U.K.-based Starship expand its efforts to bring rolling drone deliveries to city sidewalks around the world. Read ›
Jan 12, 2017 Robot delivery company Starship Technologies raised $17.2 million in a round led by Daimler

Starship Technologies, a company that manufactures six-wheeled delivery robots, has raised $17.2 million (£14 million) in a funding round that was led by Daimler.

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Jan 11, 2017 Delivery robot is set to make it's DC debut this month

A European company called Starship Technologies has created a delivery robot, which will hit the sidewalks and roads of D.C. in the next month.

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Jan 8, 2017 Robots and drones will work together to deliver all our goods

Delivery trucks with robots onboard might be only five to ten years away.

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Jan 6, 2017 DC will be the first US city to pilot food delivery bots

Imagine: it’s a weekday morning in Columbia Heights and you’re trudging to the Green Line. On the sidewalk, there it is: an R2-D2 look alike, rumbling past on six rugged-looking wheels. It is tan-colored and about knee-height with a black lid. It navigates around obstacles like fire hydrants and pedestrians, is able to stop suddenly and uses the crosswalk on its own.

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Jan 5, 2017 Droids deployed by a delivery van could step up in parcel deliveries

Luxury car company Mercedes-Benz has partnered with European robotics company Starship Technologies in an effort to streamline and simplify the last mile of package delivery logistics, which the companies say is the most cumbersome step in current deliveries. The hope, according to Starship marketing and communications manager Henry Harris-Burland, is to give consumers an on-demand delivery mechanism to ensure a consumer never misses a delivery at little cost.

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Jan 4, 2017 Get ready to share street pavements with robots

Designers of futuristic cityscapes envision airborne drones dropping off your packages and driverless cars taking you to work.

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